Real Work In School / Get Started With AR & VR / Don’t Teach Grit

Real Work
How can schools best prepare students for the future? Give them real work to do. At Iowa BIG, teens address their community’s most pressing needs — and the results are benefiting them and their town. @dintersmith @TEDTalks

Everything You Need to Know to Get Started With AR/VR in the Classroom – Getting started with augmented and virtual reality may seem overwhelming, but with the right approach, successful implementation is achievable. @JaimeDonally @EdSurge @techamys

Teaching ‘grit’ is bad for children, and bad for democracy. Also see my summary of Grit by Angela Duckworth. @NTampio @aeonmag @angeladuckw @impishchimp

Social/Mobile Media Education

Six Great Websites for Learning Coding – Teachers and students should check these out. @medkh9 @nick_chater


Mathematical Habits of Mind – We all have them, some good and some bad. We pick them up from friends, family, and even strangers. @MoMathgal @edutopia @DonnaRudder1 @web20classroom


Are You Integrating Personalized Learning Into Your Curriculum? Personalised learning with the help of Artificial Intelligence will change the Education System. @AnjliJain @EntrepreneurIND @CConsortiumOrg @RickettsKate @DrAAlston

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Not what we do quote

@froehlichm @patriciasmeyers

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

EyeQue Personal Vision Tracker – Test your eyes and order glasses online. @EyeQueCorp

Recent Book Summaries, Original Work, and Guest Posts

The Gritty Truth

The Gritty Truth of School Transformation: Eight Phases of Growth to Instructional Rigor by Amy M. Dujon

Future Driven: Will Your Students Thrive In An Unpredictable World? by David Geurin encourages teachers to look to the future as they design lessons to excite their students.

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood…and the Rest of Y’all Too by Christopher Emdin

How To Bake ∏: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics by Eugenia Cheng

If Supporting Student Passion Is So Important, What Do We Do If They Don’t Have Any? This is my latest guest post for Charles Carpenter. @DrDougGreen

You, Your Child, and School: Navigate Your Way to the Best Education by Sir Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica

Save These Fun Indoor Activities for a Rainy Day by Charles Carpenter

Peer Feedback in the Classroom: Empowering Students to be the Experts by Starr Sackstein

Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom by Shelly Sanchez Terrell

Check out my tes author page. @DrDougGreen @tesusa

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